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ver·ti·go

 (vûr′tĭ-gō′)
n. pl. ver·ti·goes or ver·ti·gos
1.
a. The sensation of dizziness.
b. An instance of such a sensation.
2. A confused, disoriented state of mind.

[Middle English, from Latin vertīgō, from vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

vertigo

(ˈvɜːtɪˌɡəʊ)
n, pl vertigoes or vertigines (vɜːˈtɪdʒɪˌniːz)
(Pathology) pathol a sensation of dizziness or abnormal motion resulting from a disorder of the sense of balance
[C16: from Latin: a whirling round, from vertere to turn]

ver•ti•go

(ˈvɜr tɪˌgoʊ)

n., pl. ver•ti•goes, ver•tig•i•nes (vərˈtɪdʒ əˌniz)
1. a disordered condition in which one feels oneself or one's surroundings whirling about.
2. the dizzying sensation caused by this.
3. a disease marked by vertigo.
[1520–30; < Latin vertīgō whirling movement, dizziness =vert(ere) to turn (see verse) + -īgō n. suffix]

vertigo

Dizziness and lightheadedness, often caused by an infection of the inner ear that damages the organs of balance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vertigo - a reeling sensationvertigo - a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

vertigo

noun dizziness, giddiness, light-headedness, fear of heights, loss of balance, acrophobia, loss of equilibrium, swimming of the head He had a dreadful attack of vertigo at the top of the tower.

vertigo

noun
A sensation of whirling or falling:
Translations
دُوَاردُوار، دَوْخَه
závrať
svimmelhed
huimaus
strah od visine
svimi
めまい
현기증
aukščio baimė
bailes no augstumareibonis
höjdskräck
อาการเวียนศีรษะทำให้ทรงตัวลำบาก
yükseklik baş dönmesiyükseklik korkusu
sự chóng mặt

vertigo

[ˈvɜːtɪgəʊ] N (vertigoes, vertigines (pl)) [vɜːˈtɪdʒɪniːz]vértigo m

vertigo

[ˈvɜːrtɪgəʊ] nvertige m
to get vertigo → être sujet(te) au vertige
I get vertigo → Je suis sujet au vertige.
to suffer from vertigo → avoir le vertige

vertigo

nSchwindel m; (Med) → Gleichgewichtsstörung f; he suffers from vertigoihm wird leicht schwindlig; (Med) → er leidet an Gleichgewichtsstörungen pl

vertigo

[ˈvɜːtɪgəʊ] nvertigine f
to suffer from vertigo → soffrire di vertigini

vertigo

(ˈvəːtigəu) noun
dizziness, especially as brought on by fear of heights. Keep her back from the edge of the cliff – she suffers from vertigo.

vertigo

دُوَار závrať svimmelhed Schwindel ίλιγγος vértigo huimaus vertige strah od visine vertigine めまい 현기증 duizeligheid vertigo zawroty głowy vertigem головокружение höjdskräck อาการเวียนศีรษะทำให้ทรงตัวลำบาก yükseklik korkusu sự chóng mặt 眩晕

ver·ti·go

n. vértigo, sensación de rotación en la que se cree que uno gira alrededor del mundo exterior o que éste gira alrededor de uno;
labyrinthine ______ laberíntico.

vertigo

n vértigo
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10] Nevertheless, it is important that this enthusiasm does not lead us to neglect diagnostic rigor, because positional vertigo can be caused by far less benign conditions.
Approximately 3 months before coming to the office, she had experienced a brief attack of positional vertigo the day after she had taken a boat trip.
Is there a possible association between dietary habits and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in the elderly?
The main types of vestibular injuries associated with TBI are benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) (the most common peripheral vestibular disorder), labyrinthine injury and traumatic endolymphatic hydrops.
The most common and benign cause of vertigo, which is defined as the illusion of movement of the body or environment, is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
Shutty MS Jr, Dawdy L, McMahon M, Buckelew SP: Behavioral treatment of dizziness secondary to benign positional vertigo following head trauma.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a clinical entity characterized by acute, brief paroxysmal attacks of rotational vertigo induced by head position changes.
A Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) causes a transient spinning sensation to accompany certain movements--for example, rolling over in bed, or looking upwards.
Objectives: This study aims to investigate the efficacy of vestibular electrical stimulation (VES) in unilateral vestibular lesions including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
Objective: To compare the effects of neck restrictions on efficacy of Epley maneuver in management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most frequent form of vestibular dysfunction, followed by Meniere's disease and vestibular neuronitis.
6 BPV, benign positional vertigo, a condition of the balancing organ of the inner ear that gets more common as you get older and may take a few weeks to settle down.